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    UN Climate Negotiations: analysis of latest positions

    Oscar Reyes
    14 May 2009
    Article
    A new global climate treaty is shaping up to have carbon trading at its centre, creating new loopholes to avoid cleaning up the climate
  2. Extractivism and resistance in North Africa

    • Hamza Hamouchene
    20 November 2019
    Report

    Northern African countries are key suppliers of natural resources to the global economy, from large- scale oil and gas extraction in Algeria and Tunisia, to phosphate mining in Tunisia and Morocco, to water-intensive agribusiness paired with tourism in Morocco and Tunisia. The commodification of nature and privatisation of resources entailed in these projects has led to serious environmental damages, and forced these countries into a subservient position in the global economy, sustaining and deepening global inequalities.

  3. SA mining laws cause for concern

    Tony Carnie
    03 October 2012
    In the media

    Speaking at a recent conference in Iceland, David Fig of UCT questioned why SA remained trapped in an undemocratic industrial paradigm which gave primacy to its minerals and energy sector.

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  5. On the Copenhagen UN climate summit or why you need more than butter to bake a cake

    Beatriz Martínez
    08 January 2010
    Article

    So it seems that for once everyone agrees on something: the UN climate summit in Copenhagen was a spectacular failure. That is quite an achievement in itself, since consensus seems a rarity in these times.

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    Video: Why do we need to oppose plans to price nature?

    Pablo Solon
    24 August 2012
    Multi-media

    Why do we need to oppose plans to price nature? What are the alternatives?

  7. Venezuela: terminal crisis of the rentier petro-state?

    • Edgardo Lander, Translator; Sara Shields
    02 October 2014
    Paper

    Venezuela's failure to develop an effective strategy to reduce its economy's dependence on gas and oil threatens the social successes and future viability of the Bolivarian project.

  8. Investor-state dispute settlement: special rights for investors, serious threat to our climate

    12 November 2015

    This public event will highlight the risks that provisions negotiated as part of trade agreements – such as ISDS – can pose for governments’ ability to regulate to protect the environment and act on climate change.

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    Hoodwinked in the Hothouse

    04 July 2005
    Article
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    Indulging In Carbon

    Frank O\'Donnell
    09 March 2007
    Article
  11. Securing whose future? Militarism in an age of climate crisis

    Nick Buxton
    11 May 2016
    Article

    How is the US military seeking to address climate change and what are its implications for environmental and social justice?

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    The Environmental Movement in the Global South:

    Walden Bello
    12 October 2007
    Article
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    Hoodwinked in Bali on Carbon Credits

    Daphne Wysham
    12 December 2007
    Article
  14. Radiation Crisis continues in Fukushima

    Praful Bidwai
    14 February 2012
    Article

    The multi-reactor meltdown accident in Japan beginning last March 2011 has not ended. Plants continue to leak radiation and shockingly no sytematic monitoring of radiation levels is taking place.


  15. Book review: Dispossessed in the Name of ‘Security’

    01 February 2016
    Article

    Book review by Robert J. Burrowes of The Secure and the Dispossesed: How the Military and Corporations are Shaping a Climate-Changed World. The book is edited by Nick Buxton and Ben Hayes, who are both associated with TNI.

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    Elites vs. Greens in the Global South

    Walden Bello
    18 January 2008
    Article
    Last month’s conference on climate change in Bali, Indonesia, brought the North-South fault line in climate politics into sharp relief. While U.S.
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    Hoodwinked in the Hothouse

    • aleksej
    09 May 2007
    Book
     
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    Fracking and the Democratic Deficit in South Africa

    • David Fig
    11 July 2012
    Paper

    When citizens are left out of debates confined to government and the business community, the only means of influencing policy is to petition, protest, or litigate, usually after the horse has bolted. Will fracking be the latest technology introduced without any public debate?

  19. Climate talks in Copenhagen: A resource guide

    08 December 2009
    Article

    TNI is in Copenhagen. Read our analysis, blogs, factsheets and other material related to the UN climate talks.

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